Application Process

PhORCAS logoApplications are due via PhORCAS by December 30th at 23:59. In addition to the required materials outlined in PhORCAS, applicants will need to complete two essay responses. See below. Note: letter of intent must be no more than one page in length. As part of your Virginia Mason PGY1 residency application please submit, via Phorcas, two essay responses. Each response should be contained in one document and answer the following questions.

  1. Please provide us with a drug information question that you have researched this year. Please limit to less than 500 words, include references and be sure to include your conclusion or recommendation.
  2. Tell us about a time when you felt like you directly impacted care for a patient and made a difference. Limit 300 words.


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